Additional Methods for Generating Key Identifiers Values (RFC7093)
Publication Date: 2013-Dec-21
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2. Additional Methods for Generating Key Identifiers
Independent Submission S. Turner Request for Comments: 7093 IECA Category: Informational S. Kent ISSN: 2070-1721 BBN J. Manger Telstra December 2013
Additional Methods for Generating Key Identifiers Values
This document specifies additional example methods for generating Key Identifier values for use in the AKI (Authority Key Identifier) and SKI (Subject Key Identifier) certificate extensions.
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RFC 7093 Additional Examples For KIs December 2013
[RFC5280] defines the AKI (Authority Key Identifier) and SKI (Subject Key Identifier) certificate extensions. [RFC5280] describes two example mechanisms for generating AKI and SKI values: a 160-bit SHA-1 (Secure Hash Algorithm) hash of the public key and a four-bit type field with the value 0100 followed by the least significant 60 bits of the SHA-1 hash. Both of these...